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To Market, To Market….Playing “Shop N’Go”

My daughter V has recently begun to play a game she calls “Grocery Store”or “Shop N’Go” (which I think, incidentally was the brand name of her play shopping cart).    904 more words


Moms and Dads Without Blogs: Scrapbooking with Featured Writer-Julie D.

A while back, I posted my first Moms and Dads Without Blogs guest post wonderfully written by my friend Laura, and had hoped to continue it as a regular series.  584 more words


Create Your Own Toy Doctor's Kit

In an effort to help my daughter become more comfortable going to the doctor’s office, I was inspired to introduce to her some pretend play on the theme.  588 more words


New Life Art Projects

Happy Spring!  And for those of you who celebrate, Happy Easter!  Here are some fun and simple new life art projects to enjoy with your child as the Easter holiday approaches this weekend.  245 more words


Sharing Shamrocks on St. Patrick's Day

Materials Needed:

Green tissue paper ( I save used crumpled tissue paper from gifts for craft projects)

Green tempura paint

Elmer’s Glue


Paint brush… 210 more words


On the Banks of the Shenandoah with my Daughter

One of my favorite memories of V’s early toddlerhood is the morning I packed us a picnic breakfast and after dropping my husband, M, off at work, settled in for a rest alongside the Shenandoah River.  654 more words


Celebrating St. Patrick's Day Toddler Style

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day: Toddler Style

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig
“Happy St. Patrick’s Day!”

(source: http://irish.spike-jamie.com/gaelic.html )

While we are not Irish, my family does have some Gaelic roots; both my great-grandparents on my mother’s side were Welsh.  500 more words